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by svenman
Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:45 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

Magnificent, ucim! And a molpish six thousand to you!

New othercomic.

100% chance of water risUNG:
Image
Spoiler:
Wait for it.
by svenman
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

"Posts: x999"
Two big Round Number Milestones
Hanging in the air.

Edit: For the benefit of future blitzers, at the time of writing this post BlitzGirl's post count was at 8999 and ucim's post count at 5999.
by svenman
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

An OTTer who lived In Karlsruh' liked Limericks Matching Haiku. In "Five, seven, five" times Two, he did strive and manage To write one all new. (Inspired by an old man from Peru... ) Sandcastle-buildONG Taken to the next level This Tim, five yips gone: http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/...
by svenman
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:16 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1981: Rickrolling Anniversary
Replies: 26
Views: 2254

Re: 1981: Rickrolling Anniversary

Here's a topically oddly fitting manip I'd recently posted over in the xkcdsw thread : http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=56565&mode=view Image based on xkcd comic 1931 "Virtual Assistant" with graphic elements from xkcd comic 442 "xkcd Loves the Discovery Channel" ,...
by svenman
Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:33 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time" THEY'RE GOOD WOLPIES, SONDY

Hm, Addams' haiku Seems to be missing two lines, The first and the last. Missing lines added: Five Years... Where does the Time go? Hope addams won't mind. To repeat myself Re-ONGing current timeframe This Tim five yips past: http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/time/cd03b5308807c5931ab9735cbcfa8563fe8fa606...
by svenman
Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:13 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

Todip, five yips past
Precisely this time of dip
This was the new ONG

Image
Spoiler:
Wait for it.
by svenman
Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

This papal decree
may show some effect on the
Wiki's Haiku page.
by svenman
Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

New Othercomic. Marginally Related for having Megan, Cueball and a tree (which may or may not know what it's doing).
by svenman
Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:46 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8636
Views: 1525846

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

Cynical, but well slightly worse done, Sableagle. --- Huh. I could have sworn I'd already seen one here based on 1931 before. http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=56565&mode=view Image based on xkcd comic 1931 "Virtual Assistant" with graphic elements from xkcd comic 442 "x...
by svenman
Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

The latest BSTA update hasn*t been ONGed here yet:
Insert other side of cassette and play
Image


This looks almost like what we saw at the beginning of BSTA. Will there be a second BSTA story inside BSTA?
by svenman
Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:01 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

A most molpish timiversary to all! It's BlitzGirl! Calloo! Callay! And so The Advent was BlitzGirl all along. I hadn't made any particular guesses beyond The Advent being probably an experienced OTTer, but in retrospect it doesn't surprise me at all. Welcome forward to all the other recent unbaseme...
by svenman
Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

And a fifth of mine. About a tenth of mine... Hint of upcoming thing. http://fora.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=56534&t=1 Intriguing. I think I got a pretty good match here: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=56538&mode=view (South/Morocco is at the top of the image, North/Spain at...
by svenman
Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

The Advent doesn't seem to observe daylight saving Tim. Well, from where I am, xe seems to. Our changeover here in Europe is on the last Sunday of March H , so hasn't happened yet. The Advent's posts usually came at 06:00 am in my timezone (05:00 am UTC, corresponding to midnight Eastern Standard T...
by svenman
Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How did a discontinued foreign coin end up in my car?
Replies: 42
Views: 3181

Re: How did a discontinued foreign coin end up in my car?

For many years, I used to carry a discontinued German coin in my wallet because it was useful for shopping carts. In what way? Enquiring minds need to know! Jose Soupspoon already explained the principle really well (thanks). The same method continues to be in widespread use in Germany, where I liv...
by svenman
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: How did a discontinued foreign coin end up in my car?
Replies: 42
Views: 3181

Re: How did a discontinued foreign coin end up in my car?

For many years, I used to carry a discontinued German coin in my wallet because it was useful for shopping carts. Didn't take that along on transatlantic trips, though.
by svenman
Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:58 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

Treeish OTTercomic, taixzo! BSTA has ONGed: relocate box http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000199.gif This yellow booth seems to be a good place to hide the box. There is absolutely no conceivable way this can go wrong. Next b_ONG in 130:02. In other news, I seem to have fallen prey to th...
by svenman
Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

Welcome forward TheMinim and welcome forward ColletArrow! The latest BSTA ONG hasn't been posted yet (also due to the fact that the balthacastle seemed to be down when I attempted to do this before): See the currently running program http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000196.png No idea wh...
by svenman
Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1945:"Scientific Paper Graph Quality"
Replies: 21
Views: 3236

Re: 1945:"Scientific Paper Graph Quality"

"Scientific Paper Graph Quality"? I'm more interested in the scientific graph paper quality. OMY! Graph paper! That totally used to be a thing! By an odd coincidence (I assume), graph paper is also mentioned in the latest SMBC strip. Either that, or Zach Weinersmith secretly lurks on the ...
by svenman
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:31 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

Happy 5500, Eternal Density! Just recently I came across a photo I had taken with you in mind, but then forgotten to post here for a while. This seems like a good opportunity to fix this. Behold: A hotdog named "Hot Dog"! http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=56206&mode=view Expo...
by svenman
Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:19 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

Well, that storm was four days ago now! But here in southern Germany, where I am, it didn't hit so hard either. There have been high winds, certainly, and downed trees here and there thanks to thoroughly drenched soil, but nothing exceptional - and neither is the high water we are currently having a...
by svenman
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:35 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)
Replies: 200
Views: 36483

Re: Where Aren't They Now (Obituaries)

Paul Bocuse, legendary French chef.

Edit: Link replaced by one better suited to explain his significance, as I assume not all readers here will be familiar with the name.
by svenman
Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

New BSTA:

Click the robot
Image

A window appeared.

Well, try to find out... even if that didn't go so well before.

Next b_ONG in 102:00.
by svenman
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:54 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

New othercomic.

Also, the balthabotcastle seems to be down. But I've worked out that the next b_ONG isn't due for another 12 hours and 6 minutes.
by svenman
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

New OTTercomic: http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=56172&mode=view Weirdly redundant Image based on xkcd comic 1943 "Universal Dreams" by Randall Munroe, published under CC-BY-NC 2.5 . Text modified by myself, modified image also published under CC-BY-NC 2.5 . http://forums.xk...
by svenman
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: Time: THEY'RE TAKING THE SCRUMPTIOUS DONUTS TO ᘝᓄᘈᖉᐣ!

Also, let me know: ⋅ Do all the characters in the last word of this post's title look like Beanish? ⋅ What about the first line of the post itself? ⋅ Regardless of the answer to the previous questions: What device, type of OS, and browser are you in? That's your papal ...
by svenman
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

New BSTA:
...
Image

This wasn't the best thing to do.

Also, a robot arrived.


That's what comes from blindly following orders.

100 hours 50 minutes to the next b_ONG.
by svenman
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:47 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Language practice threads
Replies: 147
Views: 120851

Re: Language practice threads

Wer reitet so spät durch Nacht und Wind es ist der Vater mit seinem Kind I don't recall posting this (it's a well-known German poem). I also don't know why I would post this, then and here. It doesn't seem to be in response to anything. Could there have been a post above this that was deleted? It's...
by svenman
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

New othercomic.

New BSTA:
Try to find out
Image


...by randomly attacking keyboard. Likely to produce results just a little before you'll have produced the collected works of Shakespeare by chance.

Next b_ONG in 108:29.
by svenman
Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:32 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

Baobabs! This is what some of the last parts of understanding everything (about the epilogue sequence) look like! New othercomic. And new BSTA: That's irreleveant, play the game http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000192.png Hm, how to control this character? Regarding this game, we are...
by svenman
Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 80236: "Time"

This is getting RELATED! If you look at frame 187 , you'll see that it already was related. Oh. Right. Well, it got more related then! Congrats on your achievement, Pfhorrest! One of these days I'll be doing a proper Qetchup, no, it will have to be a Q-blitz. Happy new botcastle, balthasar_s! Happy...
by svenman
Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:06 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

Now that the botcastle is available again: Join server http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000190.gif This is getting RELATED! As for the weather around here, temperatures have been mostly in the Celsius single digits above zero (thirties and forties Fahrenheit) since before Christmas. Prac...
by svenman
Mon Dec 25, 2017 7:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1933: "Santa Facts"
Replies: 18
Views: 2603

Re: 1933: "Santa Facts"

Those "Naughty/Nice" lists definitely look like evidence of stalking, and even worse, stalking of children. There are also allegations of physical child abuse and assault. And still, it seems awfully hard to make any allegations stick (even including the one of his very existence), even th...
by svenman
Sun Dec 24, 2017 5:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

Molpish Christmas to all! (There's no OTTish word for Christmas, is there?) And treeish to read about the molpish things that happened in your life, CD. New BSTA: Choose multiplayer... http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000189.gif To be or to join? That is the question!
by svenman
Sat Dec 23, 2017 12:25 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Thomas Fire
Replies: 136
Views: 9419

Re: Thomas Fire

The Thomas Fire has now surpassed the Cedar Fire to become the largest recorded in Californian history. However, I've noticed that the Rush Fire of 2012 occupies the third spot in that list only because the part of the area affected by it that is in Nevada isn't counted, its total affected area (men...
by svenman
Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:18 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

ED, Yappo, Zooman, CD, Lu... have I tripped back in Time? Hi Y'all! i realized also a while ago that my image attachments, hosted on dropbox, have likely been holes in this thread's valiant history for a while now. Mine, too. This thread has outlived dropbox sharing policy. That's where the ЯOЯЯIM ...
by svenman
Wed Dec 20, 2017 11:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

New othercomic. For decree: 1. Having hair short enough that I can rub it dry with a towel, 2. model trains and 3. cuddling. Edit: Oh hey, and there's a new BSTA too: ... http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000188.gif Looks like some Waiting For It is involved. And some Poglish too. Edit 2...
by svenman
Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

New othercomic. Slightly RELATED, even.

May you experience slightly lower body temperatures soon, Laura Mae, and may you soon breathe easier, Pfhorrest!
by svenman
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

Update on the local weather: Snowfall in the night and morning, about 5 cm (2 inches) of snow to clear here at my mom's place which is at a significantly higher elevation than mine. Regarding a recent othercomic: Of course, virtual hugs to Randall and his wife, and all other cancer survivors. And so...
by svenman
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 105920
Views: 35591121

Re: 1190: "Time"

New BSTA: ... http://1190.bicyclesonthemoon.info/bsta/bsta-000187.gif I have a very cool game here. It's called "Robotic Madness". I'm sure you'll like it. Check it out. I'll be back soon. Madness? Isn't that in March H ? The local Weather: Miserable, but above freezing, so too warm for sn...
by svenman
Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:47 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1927: "Tinder"
Replies: 18
Views: 2444

Re: 1927: "Tinder"

While I can't speak on behalf of cellocgw and have no experience with Tinder, I find it plausible to assume that "LTR" is supposed to mean "long-term relationship".

Not that I'm an expert on that kind of thing...

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